Request for Proposals: PPUATS Urban Pavement Survey

TCRPC seeks proposals from qualified firms for professional services to assess the pavement condition of major roads in the Peoria-Pekin Urbanized Area. Sealed proposals will be accepted until 4:00pm March 2, 2018. The RFP may be accessed here.

Roanoke Comprehensive Plan Update Open House

Join us Tuesday, January 23rd from 7pm to 8pm at the Roanoke United Methodist Church for the Comprehensive Plan Update Public Open House! The event is open to residents of all ages and will feature several interactive stations where the public can provide input on the process. Oh, and did we mention that one resident...
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Two Requests for Qualifications Posted

TCRPC is seeking statements of qualifications from qualified firms for professional planning services for two separate projects: a Downtown Wayfinding Plan for Peoria, Illinois and a 4th Street Corridor Revitalization Study in Chillicothe, Illinois. Statements of qualifications for both projects will be accepted until 4:00pm January 26, 2018. Both RFQs may be viewed here.

The Future of Freight in Greater Peoria

Early last year, the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission solicited consultants to examine the possibility of a multi-modal riverfront port facility in Pekin, prompted by the city’s initial interest in 2016. The study was funded through the Commission’s Special Transportation Planning Studies Program. In March 2017, The Tioga Group with Frank Harder as the lead principal...
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Partake in Peoria Lakes

Originally published in Peoria Magazine‘s October 2017 issue of iBi. By Reema Abi-Akar and Mackenzie Clauss Tri-County Regional Planning Commission A regional collaborative inspires community responsibility to conserve our ecological assets.  The Illinois River is arguably the region’s most precious resource and has been for centuries. Unfortunately, it is under tremendous stress and has become...
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Pekin gears up for Derby Street projects

PPUATS provides federal grant for a Derby Street commercial corridor study in Pekin, IL. Click below to read the full article!   Peoria Journal Star: Pekin gears up for Derby Street projects By Sharon Woods Harris, Gatehouse Media Illinois – Posted July 30, 2017  

Tarter Source: The Illinois River needs our help

Eric Miller and Ray Lees continue the discussion on the Illinois River with host Steve Tarter of “Tarter Source” a Peoria Journal Star podcast. Listen to find out what is happening to one of Peoria’s greatest assets – the Peoria Lakes – and why you should partake in conservation efforts now. To learn more about...
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At Issue: Future of Peoria’s River

  Eric Miller, Steve Van Winkle and Russ Crawford discuss the future of Peoria Lakes on WTVP‘s At Issue with show host H Wayne Wilson. To learn more about the Peoria Lakes and the Peoria Lakes Comprehensive Conservation Plan, visit!